The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 59 43 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 12 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.38% 1.13% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.26% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
Programmer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
802 557 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.40% 89.69% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 361 520
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 51
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programmer across the Bristol region.

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programmer across the Bristol region.

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title.

1 11 (64.71%) SAS
2 6 (35.29%) Financial Institution
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
3 4 (23.53%) Time Series Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
6 1 (5.88%) IPTV
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
6 1 (5.88%) LINQ
6 1 (5.88%) HL7
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (64.71%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) CATIA
1 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Financial Institution
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) DOM
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) LINQ
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) MPEG
1 1 (5.88%) DTV
1 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
1 1 (5.88%) IPTV
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Time Series Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) COBOL
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Fortran
3 1 (5.88%) Pascal
3 1 (5.88%) Prolog
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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